Rapes in Potage (Turnips)

Wednesday is Recipe Day at Cooking Manager. For the next few weeks I’ll focusing on recipes that are kosher for Passover, as well as gluten-free. This recipe was submitted by reader Devo:

Here is a recipe I made once for a medieval feast. You can use any combination of root vegetables in place of the turnips, carrots, or parsnips.
Rapes in Potage

Ten Ways to Cook a Turnip

This headline from the Tuscaloosa News, The Real Food Challenge: Ten Ways to Cook a Turnip, made my “ears” perk up. The post turned out to be about the challenge of learning to cook with unfamiliar vegetables the author finds at the local farmer’s market. I decided to help her out with a list of ten ways to serve turnips, one of my favorite foods. Turnips are cheap, nutritious and easy to grow.